Recent off weighing in because the backup for Leon Edwards’ profitable welterweight title protection in opposition to Kamaru Usman at UFC 286 in London on Saturday, welterweight contender Colby Covington, who says he’s “Donald Trump’s favourite fighter,” went on a steaming tirade on all issues England.
“This hasn’t been a welcome place,” Covington defined. “The meals sucks, the climate sucks, the women undoubtedly suck.”
These weren’t Covington’s solely anti-British feedback for Edwards, both.
“We buried the English in 1776, and I’d like to bury him [Edwards] in his house nation,” Covington stated.
After Edwards defeated Usman by majority choice, UFC president Dana White declared Covington the No. 1 contender for Edwards’ title.
Covington’s trash speak and brash persona are one of many some ways he has constructed his model and turn out to be profitable.
However Edwards, a Birmingham, England native, didn’t take too kindly to Covington’s remarks after his win over Usman.
“I’m the king now; I get to determine who’s subsequent,” Edwards stated.
Edwards initially misplaced to Usman in 2015 however defeated him final August with a head kick for a fifth-round knockout.
Covington, 35, hasn’t fought since defeating Jorge Masvidal through unanimous choice final March, In his earlier fight, Covington misplaced to Usman through unanimous choice.